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Latin Playground takes children of all ages on a fun and educational musical journey through Latin America with its collection of upbeat songs by well- known artists from Cuba, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Uruguay and many other countries. Featuring liner notes in English and Spanish, this CD is a wonderful way to celebrate and discover the richness and beauty of Latin American music and culture. Each song is accompanied with easy-to-read information about the country of origin, cultures, musical styles, and other fun facts. 

Listeners will hear classics and originals including "Viva Vargas Torres," "Chispa Tren," "Mardi Gras Mambo" and "Hanal Weech" from such artists as Omara Portuondo, Pink Martini, Colibri, Botafogo, Margarita Laso, Ska Cubano, Matato'a, and Lila Downs. 

Visit to hear samples of included songs. 

You might also enjoy the companion Latin America coloring book—color and listen! 

And we sell a Putumayo Mexico birthday card


2003 Notable Recordings for Children Award

2002 Parents’ Choice Approved Award

2002 National Parenting Publications Gold Award (NAPPA)

2002 Award of Excellence